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Title: The astronomical low frequency array: A proposed explorer mission for radio astronomy
Authors: Jones, D.L.
Dwarakanath, K.S.
et al.
Keywords: RADIO ASTRONOMY
LONG WAVELENGTH
LOW FREQENCY
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
Citation: Geophysical Monograph Series, 2000, Vol.119, p339-349
Abstract: A radio interferometer array in space providing high dynamic range images with unprecedented angular resolution over the broad frequency range from 0.03 - 30 MHz will open new vistas in solar, terrestrial, galactic, and extragalactic astrophysics. The ALFA interferometer will image and track transient disturbances in the solar corona and interplanetary medium - a new capability which is crucial for understanding many aspects of solar-terrestrial interaction and space weather. ALFA will also produce the first sensitive, high-angular-resolution radio surveys of the entire sky at low frequencies. The radio sky will look entirely different below about 30 MHz. As a result, ALFA will provide a fundamentally new view of the universe and an extraordinarily large and varied science return.
Description: Restricted Access. Radio Astronomy at Long Wavelengths, Geophysical Monograph Series, Vol. 119, Eds. R. G. Stone, K. W. Weiler, M. L. Goldstein, and J.-L. Bougeret (American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC), 2000.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/2479
Alternative Location: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/bib_query?2000ralw.conf..339J
Copyright: 2000 American Geophysical Union
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